Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Tae Wook Heo

Staff Scientist
(Computational Materials Scientist)
Materials Science Division


 +1 925-424-3216


DegreeDiscipline/InstitutionYear
Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering
The Pennsylvania State University
2012
M.Sc. Materials Science and Engineering
Seoul National University
2007
B.S. Materials Science and Engineering (with a Physics minor)
Seoul National University
2005

Research Interests

  • Phase-field modeling and computer simulations of materials microstructure evolution
  • Diffusional processes/structural transformations in single- and polycrystalline materials
  • Elasticity of polycrystalline materials
  • Transport phenomena in electrochemical systems
  • Thermodynamic and kinetic processes in hydrogen storage materials
  • Phase transition mechanisms of phase change materials

Honors and Awards

  • Robert E. Newnham Award for Research Excellence, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program (IGDP) in Materials Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University (2012)
  • George W. Brindley/Jyung-oock Choe Graduate Fellowship, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program (IGDP) in Materials Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University (2009~2012)
  • Graduation with honors, Seoul National University (2005)

Selected (Recent) Publications

T.W. Heo, M. Tang, L.-Q. Chen, and B.C. Wood, "Defects, entropy, and the stabilization of alternative phase boundary orientations in battery electrode particles", Advanced Energy Materials (Accepted, In Press)

T.W. Heo, L.-Q. Chen, B.C. Wood, “Phase-field modeling of diffusional phase behaviors of solid surfaces: A case study of phase-separating LiXFePO4 electrode particles”, Computational Materials Science, 108, 323 (2015)

T.W. Heo and L.-Q. Chen, “Phase-field modeling of displacive phase transformations in elastically anisotropic and inhomogeneous polycrystals”, Acta Materialia, 76, 68 (2014)

T.W. Heo and L.-Q. Chen, "Phase-field modeling of nucleation in solid-state phase transformations", JOM, 66, 1520 (2014)

T.W. Heo, D.S. Shih, and L.-Q. Chen, "Kinetic pathways of phase transformations in two-phase Ti alloys", Metallurgical and Materials Transaction A, 45A, 3438 (2014)

T.W. Heo, Y. Wang, and L.-Q. Chen, “Spinodal twinning of a deformed crystal”, Philosophical Magazine, 94, 888 (2014)

T.W. Heo, S. Bhattacharyya, and L.-Q. Chen, “A phase-field model for elastically anisotropic polycrystalline binary solid solutions”, Philosophical Magazine, 93, 1468 (2013)

T.W. Heo, S. Bhattacharyya, and L.-Q. Chen, “A phase field study of strain energy effects on solute-grain boundary interactions”, Acta Materialia, 59, 7800 (2011)

T.W. Heo, S. Bhattacharyya, and L.-Q. Chen, “Phase-field model for diffusional phase transformations in elastically inhomogeneous polycrystals”, Solid State Phenomena, 172-174, 1084 (2011)

T.W. Heo, Y. Wang, S. Bhattacharya, X. Sun, S. Hu, and L.-Q. Chen, “A phase-field model for deformation twinning”, Philosophical Magazine Letters, 91, 110 (2011)

T.W. Heo, L. Zhang, Q. Du, and L.-Q. Chen, “Incorporating diffuse-interface nuclei in phase-field simulations”, Scripta Materialia, 63, 8 (2010)

The complete publication list can be found here.


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